37 arrested in three districts
At least 37 persons were arrested on various charges in three districts- Joypurhat, Naogaon and Rajshahi, in two days.
JOYPURHAT: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), in separate drives, arrested three drug traders with 1,005 yaba tablets on Monday night.
RAB sources said, on a tip-off, a team of RAB led by Joypurhat Camp Commander Additional Police Super Md Ajmal Hossen raided Atapara area in Panchbibi Upazila of the district and arrested Md Oliullah, 20, and Md Obaidul Islam, 29, with 460 yaba tablets. In another drive, RAB members arrested Afroza Begum with 545 yaba tablets from Chanpara area of the upazila.
RAB handed over the arrested to Panchbibi Police Station (PS).
SAPAHAR, NAOGAON: Police arrested a drug trader with 50 yaba tablets from Mirapara Dighirhat Hapania road area under Sapahar Upazila of the district on Monday noon.
The arrested is Nur Alam, 22, son of Mizanur Rahman of the area.
Sources said a team of police led by Sub-Inspector (SI) of Sapahar PS Shahriar Parvez and SI Nadim Ali raided the said area and arrested the drug peddler with the yaba.
Officer-in-Charge of the PS Shamsul Alam Shah confirmed the incident and said, a case under Narcotics Control Act was filed in this connection.
RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP), in a drive from Sunday night till Monday morning, arrested 33 persons on various charges from the city.
Boalia Model PS arrested 13, Rajpara PS five, Motihar PS four, Chandrima and Kashiadanga PSs three each, and Katakhali, Shah Makhdum, Airport, Paba, and Damkura PSs one each.
Of them, 11 have arrest warrants, nine were held with drugs and the rest were arrested on various charges.